Sizmek (NASDAQ: SZMK) is one of 37 public companies in the “Advertising & Marketing” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Sizmek to related businesses based on the strength of its risk, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations and earnings.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Sizmek and its peers revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
Sizmek’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Sizmek. Sizmek is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
41.6% of Sizmek shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 59.1% of shares of all “Advertising & Marketing” companies are held by institutional investors. 15.0% of Sizmek shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 22.1% of shares of all “Advertising & Marketing” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
This table compares Sizmek and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
Risk & Volatility
Sizmek has a beta of 1.27, suggesting that its stock price is 27% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Sizmek’s peers have a beta of 1.05, suggesting that their average stock price is 5% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Sizmek and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
As a group, “Advertising & Marketing” companies have a potential upside of 12.72%. Given Sizmek’s peers higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Sizmek has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.
Sizmek Company Profile
Sizmek Inc. (Sizmek) is an open ad management company. The Company operates an independent online advertisement campaign management and distribution platform. The Company helps advertisers, agencies and publishers engage with consumers across multiple online media channels (mobile, display, video and social). It connects approximately 19,000 advertisers and 3,700 agencies to audiences in over 60 countries. Its online campaign management platform, Sizmek MDX, helps advertisers, agencies and publishers in managing their advertising budgets across multiple online media channels and formats, such as desktop, mobile, rich media, social media, in-stream video, interactive video, display and search. The Sizmek MDX platform provides its customers with an end-to-end solution in planning, creative, delivery, measurement and optimization of online media campaigns. Its solutions are delivered through a technology platform that allows delivery of global online media advertising campaigns.